Nuclear Med Tech, CARDIOLOGY-CLIFTON
Area of Talent: Allied Health & Technical
Organization: Valley Physician Services
Department: VP CARDIOLOGY-CLIFTON
Status: Full Time
Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY:
To perform a variety of nuclear medicine exams for the diagnosis of pathological conditions.
Completion of an accredited Nuclear Medicine program and registered in Nuclear Medicine by the ARRT and /or NMTCB, or registry eligible, and a current and valid license from the State of NJ DEP. Current CPR certification thru the American Heart Association.
No prior experience required.
Physical and cognitive requirements: Position`s physical requirements necessitate a full range of body motion including but not limited to, physically assisting patients, requiring stretching, bending, lifting, sitting, kneeling, stooping, standing, walking, pushing and pulling. Position is classified according to the USDOL as Very Heavy Work which is defined as exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The National Institute of Safety and Health (NIOSH0 guidelines, which recommends that the average worker not lift more than 51 pounds without assistance, will be followed. Physical dexterity to operate sensitive equipment and to be able to perform a variety of Nuclear Medicine exams on patients. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and vascular systems. Effective interaction and communication (oral, writing, presenting) skills. Ability to perform accurately and attention to details, changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to function competently in stressful situations and changing work environment related to changing patient needs. Ability to work cooperatively within the healthsystem, and with patients, family members, co-workers, and multidisciplinary team members (i.e., physicians, Patient Care Services staff members, etc.). Ability to utilize effective time management to set priorities, perform job related responsibilities, and respond quickly to emergency situations. Ability to use analytical and critical thinking skills to effectively problem-solve.
Location: Paramus, NJ